The Art of Slow Living

"Alright, I need to get from Spencer Engineering to Natural Science in eight minutes. I have a lab meeting from 12:30-2:30, followed by a 3 hour lecture, and then I have to write this paper due next week. Music in, world out. Ready, set, go." This is what runs through my mind every morning after... Continue Reading →

You Should Get A Plant: Here’s Why

As students, our lives are busy and stressful. Believe me, I know first hand. Sometimes food, dishes - cleaning your room! - can feel like insurmountable tasks and the idea of taking on a new responsibility, well, just no. Except... everyone can take a couple minutes out their week to water a plant, students included.... Continue Reading →

6 Steps To Survive your All-nighter

Another year at western has already started and our calendars are already getting marked for quizzes, midterms and essays. Students often find themselves procrastinating for yet another test or midterm, just to find themselves pulling another all-nighter. Over my years in high school, I believe that I have gained enough experience to give advice to my... Continue Reading →

11 Ways to Save Money as a Student

1. Use the coupons from your student handbook. The student handbook Western puts out every year often has a few coupons in the back that can be pretty useful. Most of them are for food vendors, but there might be a couple useful entertainment coupons as well. 2. Shop at thrift stores like Goodwill and... Continue Reading →

Wage Gap Protest Questioned

The Morrissey House pub now offers female customers a discount to comment on the inequality in job wages, but some Western students are debating: has this made a difference? As of January 6th, female pub-goers are offered a 13% discount for meals on Monday nights. On the Morrissey house blog, pub owner Mark Serre states... Continue Reading →

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